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DJ Series: DJ Jesse de la Pena gets into the public radio game

Jesse De La Pena has been a fixture on Chicago’s DJ scene since the '80s. And now, he's a fixture about WBEZ. He’s the new Music Curator at WBEZ's sister station, 89.5 FM. He boasts nearly a quarter-century of mad music skills, in-depth knowledge of the Chicago music scene and a broad musical palette.

He joined Eight Forty-Eight to spin live during the show as part of the DJ Series: A Spinning Season, and to discuss his role and what the music fans of the region have coming their way on 89.5 and

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